Web page launched for green travel in Vietnam

Over the coming months, the national tourism website will launch videos showcasing the country’s best sustainable tourism assets and outstanding experiences and will host giveaways for sustainable Vietnamese products and holidays on its social media channels.

Web page launched for green travel in Việt Nam

The new ‘Green Travel’ section on the national tourism website vietnam.travel/sustainability set up by the VNAT in collaboration with the Việt Nam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) and the Sustainable Tourism Programme of Switzerland (SSTP) aims to boost tourism activities among foreign expats in Việt Nam.

Ho Chi Minh City to host diverse range of tourism events

With regard to the seventh version of the Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai (traditional long dress) festival, the administration has requested that its Department of Tourism co-ordinates with relevant agencies to organise the event in either late September or early October to welcome the Party Congress across all levels.

“New normal” for tourism industry

What Phuoc meant is the next stimulus program will not be effective if travel firms are all in a race for discount. Instead, tour companies must build their plans in accordance with support policies from the State. In other words, the State ought to allocate its budget or develop policies on tourism promotion, helping travel […]

Pandemic’s second wave hurts Vietnam tourism

According to the VNAT, 30-40 percent of tours and package tours to other provinces and cities have been canceled, with the rate expected to further increase. The VNAT is working regularly with departments of tourism in provinces and cities nationwide to deal with tour cancellations and move visitors out of Da Nang – the center […]

Tourism industry representatives voice confidence in China’s recovery at intl fair

“After the COVID-19 outbreak, we implemented a slew of measures including closing tourist attractions quickly, suspending the operations of travel agencies, and coordinating the returns of outbound tourists, which have effectively prevented epidemic risks in the field of tourism,” said Hu Heping, minister of culture and tourism.

Livestreaming vital for revival of tourism industry

Livestreaming has become popular among online viewers. It set the record of selling 8,000 nights of hotel rooms in 1 minute, as well as selling over 41 sets of “hotel plus scenic spot ticket” per second. The tourism industry was revived in over 200 cities.

Feature: Bring smiles back — Thailand struggles to revive tourism in COVID-19 era

“We make the surplus into mango products, such as honey and dried fruits. We’ve been trying to use agriculture technology to ensure productivity as we open for tourists again after the mango season,” said the owner whose family business narrowly pulled through without dismissing any of her staffs.

Six vloggers explore Vietnam for YouTube travel series

The production team members walk to Tu Lan Cave in Quang Binh Province, north-central Vietnam. Photo: Google Adventure Vietnam The production team members climb a rocky hill to go to Tu Lan Cave in Quang Binh Province, north-central Vietnam. Photo: Google Adventure Vietnam On their second day, the ‘online tourism ambassadors’ were given a rare […]

Lam Dong halts agricultural tourism projects

A tea farm in the hilly city of Dalat in Lam Dong Province – PHOTO: THUY TRAM HCMC – Despite keen interest from businesses to invest in agricultural tourism in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, the provincial government is not granting an approval to such projects for the time being.